Tag Archive: October 24-25 2011

Patience called for while the Sand River Bridge is improved

Some motorists are impatient during current improvements to the Sand River Bridge. This was indicated in a message from the provincial chief road engineer, Marius Keyser, to St Francis Chronicle today. “The impatience… Continue reading

Warning!!! Gale force winds and rough seas tomorrow

According to the NSRI tomorrow (Friday, 18 November 2011) 35  knott winds are predicted which can bring rough seas and giant swells.. Avoid going out to sea. The sea will be a dangerous… Continue reading

Forthcoming Events: College school concerts

The St Francis College Nursery School Concert will take  place on Friday, 18 November at 10 am at the Bowling Club hall next to the municipal offices. The College Concert will be taking place on… Continue reading

Monthly Smile: How to spend 200 cents in St Francis Bay

By Bev Mortimer: When I was little and we went to the big shops in Eloff Street, my granny always used to say:  “We are going to spend a penny!”  And a penny… Continue reading

Cob Creek MTB through the wine lands

Cob Creek Wine Estate will hold its first Cob Creek Adventure Race on 17 December 2011 just outside Jeffreys Bay in the Eastern Cape. So, if you have a mountain bike, some running… Continue reading

Coastal Road Tour – free lecture at the port

Your Future and Our Coasts and Oceans, a free public lecture, will be presented in St Francis Bay on Monday next week. The talk will be given by Dr AJ Ribbink, founder of… Continue reading

Update on potholes and beach repairs

Nigel Aitken, who is heading up a roads and infrastructure portfolio for St Francis Bay Residents’ Association, is back from leave. Here is his report on the current status of the potholes and… Continue reading

Canal spit repairs depend on bridge repairs

The repair of the dune spit on St Francis Bay’s canals is urgent but the Sand River Bridge has to be first strengthened and widened to allow heavy loads of more than 10… Continue reading

Happy 30th Birthday Kromme Trust!

The St Francis Kromme Trust celebrated its 30th Birthday on Wednesday last week with members, friends and honoured guests. The occasion also saw the launch of the third edition of Our Coastal Treasure,… Continue reading

Warning: Cut down on electricity usage to prevent Eskom load-shedding

Kouga residents are urged to use electricity sparingly to avoid load-shedding as Eskom enters its annual summer maintenance period. During this period, the power utility will be performing critical maintenance at its power… Continue reading